State senator tries to nudge party to left

Senator Jamie Eldridge wants to unseat sitting legislators, a break in State House decorum that deepens the rift in the party.

ERIC FEHRNSTROM

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Eric_Fehrnstrom2%20(1)-1680.jpg A disastrous summer for Trump, but Clinton still can’t seal the deal

Despite all the turmoil in the Trump campaign, Clinton has not been able to solve her biggest problem, which is that people don’t trust her.

TIMOTHY TAI FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE

Report says Mass. hospitals in decent fiscal health

Eighty percent of the state’s 65 hospitals ended last year with a profit, according to new report.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lee_bodycamera8_met.jpg Methuen police, residents embrace body cameras

Three months in, many officers say the cameras serve as an extra set of eyes.

ARQUATA DEL TRONTO, ITALY - AUGUST 24: A view of buildings damaged by the earthquake on August 24, 2016 in Arquata del Tronto, Italy. Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours, which has killed at least thirteen people and devastated dozens of mountain villages. Numerous buildings have collapsed in communities close to the epicenter of the quake near the town of Norcia in the region of Umbria, witnesses have told Italian media, with an increase in the death toll highly likely (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

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Italian officials say quake death toll hits 247

The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. on Wednesday and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome.

New Bedford teen is killed, two others injured in stabbing

A 15-year-old boy was killed and two other male teens were injured in a stabbing in New Bedford on Wednesday evening, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Teen%20Slaying.JPEG-0c1de-11764.jpg Advocates call for more oversight of medical examiners

Top child-advocacy and pediatricians’ groups say medical examiners have too much power to issue or revise homicide rulings.

Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill, as seen in 2010.

Handout/2010

Two prep school teachers ousted over misconduct

Concord Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill each ousted a teacher after they acknowledged sexual misconduct with students dating back decades.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/a51504ec18d4439aae3372cafd09a029-cd2ffd09764b4da3bebd00566f194409-0-11720.jpg No charges in shooting of terror suspect in Roslindale

Rahim, 26, was killed by Boston police and FBI agents on June 2, 2015, during a confrontation in Roslindale.

Boston, MA - 8/24/2016 - Five-year-old Ashton A. Antoine plays his violin before signing his book

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Writing the story of his life — all 5 years of it

Five-year-old Ashton Antoine has published a book, “5 My Magic Number.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_04HarvardART-3_business.jpg With new cast behind the scenes, Harvard’s ART stages financial revival

The past several years have brought a renaissance for Harvard’s A.R.T., a theater that in 2008 was mired in financial and artistic distress.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/map-11768.jpg No City Council support for Allston marijuana dispensary

Legislators did approve a letter of non-opposition for a different medical marijuana dispensary in East Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Joyce_702551.jpg Joyce defends home renovations

The state senator denounced a Boston Globe story last week raising questions about whether the work was reflected in the home’s assessed tax value.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 25: Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh delivers a speech on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Are you a literary urbanist? Mayor Walsh has a reading list for you

A reading list from the mayor as City Hall looks to imagine life in Boston in 2030.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Hiawatha-Bray-6106.jpg If cash is king, it’s time for a revolution

There’s a professor at Harvard University who’d like to take all your cash, and not for tuition.

April 25, 2016 | Ayer, Ma Inside the Ayer District Court for the arraignment of State Tooper Robert Sundberg for domestic violence charges. Richard Rafferty, Sundburg's lawyer (left). (Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe)

Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe

Yvonne Abraham

State trooper’s trial promises to be ugly for many

Did troopers ignore a domestic violence victim’s suffering, a victim who was one of their own?

Opinion | Lou Ureneck

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/mag0913ap%20A4.jpg ‘Is there a more glorious place on earth than this?’

In Maine, a land gift to the federal government restricts hunting, but protection of the land is a reason to celebrate.

BOLD TYPES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/BG_Gwen_Jorgensen.jpg Columbia Threadneedle’s golden turn

Plenty of Americans watched Gwen Jorgensen win the gold medal in the triathlon at the Olympics. Among them, executives at Columbia Threadneedle.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 24: Katie Ledecky hands her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper #34 before throwing out the opening pitch before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch

One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/e9c2098f5ee845e696524cfdd4b87cfa-e9c2098f5ee845e696524cfdd4b87cfa-0[1].jpg Ortiz’s storybook final season reaching new heights

Ortiz records his 10th season of at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs, putting him in all-time elite company.

Leslie Jones at the premiere of “Ghostbusters.”

Leslie Jones’ website reportedly hacked to show nude photos

The website was reportedly hacked to display images of her driver’s license and other private documents, including nude photographs.

Love Letters

He checked her out

My problem is that I thought I saw him check her out the other day and I’m not sure if I should address it ... or whether he’s just being a man?

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Massimo Percossi/EPA

Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.